Board Statements

ASAS Board Statements

These statements have been approved by the American Society of Animal Science Board of Directors. They may be quoted from with appropriate attribution.

Nov. 28, 2017 - ASAS statement on taxation of graduate student tuition waivers

March 17, 2017 - ASAS responds to Proposed Presidential Budget and Associated Cuts to Research Budgets

March 8, 2017 - ASAS responds to Executive Order on foreign entry into U.S.

Nov. 2, 2015 - ASAS responds to recent WHO report

Sept. 3, 2015 - ASAS responds to Consumer Reports

Aug. 3, 2015 -- ASAS issues statement in support of lean meat in the diet<

Dec. 22, 2014 -- ASAS responds to Mercy for Animals video

Oct. 7, 2014 -- There is no scientific basis for Starbucks to stop using conventional milk

Jul. 13, 2014 -- There is no such thing as humane wool when it is left on the sheep: Why sheep shearing is absolutely necessary for sheep welfare

Nov. 21, 2013 -- Antibiotics still work for us! Counter point to Consumer Reports' Statement on Antibiotics in Food Animals

Aug. 7, 2013 -- Lab-grown burger brings attention to biotechnologies

Apr. 24, 2013 -- Antibiotics report ignores food safety facts

Nov. 28, 2012 -- Pork industry, inspectors and consumers all contribute to pork safety

Sept. 20, 2012 -- Tumor study misleads public

Aug. 31, 2012 -- Should the world go vegetarian? Scientists say "no"

June 15, 2012 -- Embryo transfer should not require veterinary license

April 17, 2012 -- ASAS responds to "Who are Animal Scientists Serving?"

Feb. 15, 2012 -- Chipotle sells twisted image of animal agriculture

Jan. 20, 2012 -- Animal scientists respond to Yahoo's "College Majors That are Useless"

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